FREE e-book, part 6, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You.”

"Because you know I'm all about that bass, 'Bout that bass, no treble". I'm all 'bout that bass, 'bout that bass, no treble I'm all 'bout that bass, 'bout that bass, no treble I'm all 'bout that bass, 'bout that bass That's according to singer Meghan Trainor, But this e-book is about another type of … Continue reading FREE e-book, part 6, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You.”

“Phenomenal Woman”

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Phenomenal Woman

By Maya Angelou

“Many women wonder where my secret lies.

I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size   

But when I start to tell them,

They think I’m telling lies.

I say,

It’s in the reach of my arms,

The span of my hips,   

The stride of my step,   

The curl of my lips.   

I’m a woman

Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,   

That’s me.

 

I walk into a room

Just as cool as you please,   

And to a man,

The fellows stand or

Fall down on their knees.   

Then they swarm around me,

A hive of honey bees.   

I say,

It’s the fire in my eyes,   

And the flash of my teeth,   

The swing in my waist,   

And the joy in my feet.   

I’m a woman

Phenomenally.

 Phenomenal woman,

That’s me.

Men themselves have wondered   

What they see in me.

They try so much

But they…

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“Stress Kills”!!

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Did you know that stress can LITERALLY make you sick? Of course, we all encounter some form of stress like being stuck in traffic or the loss of a loved one or friend. But continuous, intense mental and physical stress can kill you. The problem is not the stress itself but how we respond to it. This is so because we see different things to be stressful. So what is this ‘stress’ that we all talk about and we all experience? Bear in mind that it can be both positive and negative.

Stress is defined as the body’s response or reaction to a particular situation. The effects of stress can affect you mentally, physically and it can affect your behaviour. An example of mental stress can be the trauma a soldier undergoes after returning from war and physical stress can be in the form of a major operation that you…

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FREE e-book, part 5, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You.”

We all get busy, family, business, personal life, work, and it is at those times that we are more vulnerable to eating something that is not very healthy. Here are ten suggested fresh fruit salads that you can prepare even if you are short on time or energy. All you need are a few simple, … Continue reading FREE e-book, part 5, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You.”

FREE e-book, part 4, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You.”

Don't give up, the start is always the hardest. As we start a new year, a new decade, it's easy to say, "New Year, New Year" but what does that look like for you?  According to multiple studies, including one published by The University of Utah Health Care, 45% of Americans make new years resolutions … Continue reading FREE e-book, part 4, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You.”

18 Rules of Living by the Dalai Lama

1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5. Learn … Continue reading 18 Rules of Living by the Dalai Lama

Keeping the focus with 2020 vision

As 2020 is fast approaching, I am amazed at how quickly the year has gone by. But you know the long time saying "time flies when you are having fun," and I did have some fun times, some times of laughter and everything else in between. 2019 was filled with ups and downs, ins and … Continue reading Keeping the focus with 2020 vision

FREE e-book, part 3, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You”,

A Happy Healthy You is a series of free e-books on topics in health and fitness. Part three is about practical self-care tidbits. To learn more click the link below. Self care   If you missed part 2, click the link below 10 plank variations   If you missed part 1, click the link below … Continue reading FREE e-book, part 3, from the series, “A Happy Healthy You”,